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README.md

joystick-to-ppm

This is a port of Flytron's Compufly to Java for cross platform use. There have also been enhancements made to the original to support multiple usb sources. The goal is to make a versatile computer based system to control RC Land, Sea, Aircraft and other projects. Usethe software with the PiKoder/USB (interface from USB2PPM, please refer to http://www.pikoder.com/PiKoder_USB_EN.html for more information) hardware solution to get PPM to a RC transmitter. The Current version is set up for Windows with a batch file to launch. we are working on getting that into a universal .jar

To get started

Run start.bat for x86

Run startx64.bat for x64

Requirements:

PiKoder USB2PPM: http://www.pikoder.com/PiKoder_USB_EN.html

Windows 7 USB drivers : http://www.flytron.com/pdf/CP210x_VCP_Win_XP_S2K3_Vista_7.zip

Works with v1 and v2

DirectX Joystick Driver Information for Windows Vista and Windows 7 users

Microsoft removed the DirectX Joystick Driver DLL(dx8vb.dll) from the windows core on these versions. If you using these versions you have to register the driver DLL by your self.

Registering DX8VB.DLL

Copy dx8vb.dll file from our compufly.zip file to SysWOW64 folder of windows

Run the command prompt as "run as administrator"

go to SysWOW64 folder on command prompt (type "cd c:windowssyswow64")

Type "regsrv32 dx8vb.dll"

press enter and see the "succeeded" message.

Notes:

  1. Some if not most info relating to Flytron's Compufly has been copied from Flytron's Website www.flytron.com

  2. All original code is from Flytron's Compufly Software

  3. The code for this project has been automatically exported from code.google.com/p/joystick-to-ppm